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Prof Eric Bouffet

Emeritus Professor

The Hospital For Sick Children
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Robert Conner Dawes

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Robert Connor Dawes

Dr Bouffet is an Emeritus Professor of Paediatrics in the University of Toronto. He was the Head of the Neuro-oncology Section in the Division of Haematology/Oncology at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto from 2000 till 2022 and the Garron Family Chair in Childhood Cancer Research between 2011 and 2022. Following graduation in Lyon, he practiced in Lyon before he moved to the United Kingdom where he was Consultant Paediatric Oncologist in Bristol (1996-1998) and at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton (1998-2000). His research interests are in the area of novel treatments and clinical trials in children with brain tumours and implementation of neuro-oncology programs in countries with limited resources. He is author or co-author of over 600 peer-reviewed manuscripts and author/co-author on numerous book chapters in the field of neuro-oncology. He was President of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (2016-2019). He is currently Member of the Board of Directors of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), ) and the GFAOP (Franco-African Group of Paediatric Oncology, ), and Chair of the My Child Matters expert committee with Foundation S.

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